James “Pop” O’Connor, formerly of Brooklyn, NY, passed away peacefully at home in Wesley Chapel, FL on January 21, 2022 at the age of 65. James was a retired NY City Dept. of Sanitation Foreman. In his retirement he enjoyed spending time with his son and daughter-in-law and especially spending time with his grandchildren and taking them swimming at the pool. James loved his retired life in Florida, where he made so many new friends who will miss him dearly.
James was predeceased by his parents, James and Teresa and brother Thomas. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Rosemarie, son James and his wife Codielynne, granddaughters Madelyn and Peyton and his grandson, Liam. He is also survived by his sister Arlene Lemmerman and her husband William and their daughters Patricia and Caitlin
Lemmerman and nephew Thomas O’Connor.
Services will be on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 2 to 5 at Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home in New Port Richey, Florida.
James enjoyed giving back and often would donate to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and St. Jude. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory.